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An anthropological approach to the New Testament? : a critical analysis of Mary Douglas's "Grid/group" model with respect to understanding the dynamics of the early Corinthian church, as alluded to in 1 Corinthians, and particularly 14:33B-36 & 11:17-34.
The last three decades has seen a significant shift in the discipline of New Testament studies. In particular we have observed the rise of the social sciences and with them, new methodologies which have eclipsed the ...
Christ's hospitality : a re-examination from an African theological perspective.
This dissertation re-examines Christ's hospitality from the perspective of inculturation/contextualisation, which is a common trend in African Theology today. It starts on the premise that Christ is the ideal model of ...
Jesus, community, and development : models of leadership from "Third quest" images of the historical Jesus.
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The impact of Black consciousness on the Black Catholic Clergy and their training from 1965-1981.
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How does Evangelism relate to social action in the theologies of Michael Cassidy and Albert Nolan?
Michael Cassidy and Albert Nolan both develop their understanding of evangelism and social action within the context of the struggle for a democratic South Africa. This understanding is determined by their own personal ...
The plight of unwed mothers : a critical study of the social and spiritual repercussions for unwed mothers with reference to Makorora Lutheran Parish in the Tanga District of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania North-Eastern Diocese (ELCT-NED).
Premarital pregnancies resulting in unwed mothers is a problem within the church and in society. My hypothesis is that this plight of unwed mothers is not the sole responsibility of the girls but rather the result of ...
A critical examination of patterns of research in the academic study of Shona traditional religion, with special reference to methodological considerations.
This thesis is a critical examination of patterns of research in the academic study of Shona traditional religion, with special reference to methodological considerations. I analyse the methods and approaches used so ...
The challenge of economic development to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Makete, Tanzania.
This dissertation focuses on the involvement ofthe Lutheran Church in poverty alleviation in Makete, Tanzania. My view is that the level of poverty is escalating at an alarming rate contrary to many people's expectation ...
Ethics and the African community : a study of communal ethics in the moral practice and thought of Basotho.
Contemporary sentiments both African and Western indicate the inadequacy of modern approaches to ethics and the failure of an individualistic ethics as a basis for public and private morality. Modern ethics is inadequate ...
From civil war to development : a study of the contribution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Angola (IELA) towards reconciliation, peace, reconstruction and development among the Ovawambo community in Southern Angola.
This thesis is a theological and practical challenge to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Angola (IELA) on the issue of social development after the civil war, especially in the Cunene Province among the Ovawambo community. ...